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Forum: The Garage 04-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By dfwscotty
I do use a hose end sprayer when washing my bike....

I do use a hose end sprayer when washing my bike. I keep the pressure cranked lower than what the city provides. If that's not an option call around to your local dealers to see if they can suggest...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By dfwscotty
I spent a majority of my life 20 miles south of...

I spent a majority of my life 20 miles south of there.

Congratulations. You're moving to the land of no dirt bike riding but that area is loaded with natural gas. I can't imagine moving there...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By dfwscotty
You check it on the sidestand or centerstand?

You check it on the sidestand or centerstand?
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,219
Posted By dfwscotty
Looks similar to the one model we had, around a...

Looks similar to the one model we had, around a '99 or 2000 model. Started out just hanging up on the rinse cycle until we noticed if we were home or it would run all day till one of us got home. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,837
Posted By dfwscotty
chicks dig scars

chicks dig scars
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,767
Posted By dfwscotty
I see nothing but chain seal failures in the...

I see nothing but chain seal failures in the future.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,270
Posted By dfwscotty
There are times when I like jamming along to the...

There are times when I like jamming along to the music and some days I like the sound of the road.

I thought the same the thing when prepping to start listening to music through my earbuds. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,392
Posted By dfwscotty
If you rode more you wouldn't be posting this...

If you rode more you wouldn't be posting this drivel....

Go WFO!
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,941
Posted By dfwscotty
yes

yes
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 58,439
Posted By dfwscotty
Who's the GS rider in the NE area of Sanger? Saw...

Who's the GS rider in the NE area of Sanger? Saw you cruise past the house but didn't get a chance to catch more details of the bike or rider.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,246
Posted By dfwscotty
Good thread but now the important question... ...

Good thread but now the important question...

Sunshine....will you marry me?

Don't tell my wife please.

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 251,063
Posted By dfwscotty
yup, strictly old man bike...how fast could it...

yup, strictly old man bike...how fast could it be?

:lol3

I was very happy with my insurance rates too.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By dfwscotty
I do the same as Rob, 5' combi bike cable for the...

I do the same as Rob, 5' combi bike cable for the jacket and helmet looped through the frame or bars.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,760
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice work DrWatson! Couldn't agree more. ...

Nice work DrWatson!

Couldn't agree more.

I may buy other bikes but the 1100 is my fav baby.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By dfwscotty
https://www.google.com/#q=motorcycle+roll+chart&tb...

https://www.google.com/#q=motorcycle+roll+chart&tbm=shop

http://www.rollcharts.org/

http://www.rollcharts.org/garminturn.html

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=656606
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 116,900
Posted By dfwscotty
:super Little over 2 months left to go...

:super

Little over 2 months left to go before I make the journey!

Great report and have browsed through it more than once. Nice stuff!
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,671
Posted By dfwscotty
Ditto on the heat gun. It works for faded KLR...

Ditto on the heat gun. It works for faded KLR fenders and jeep wrangler fender flares. Start far away at first!

Don't laugh, I have a couple of black trim pieces on my '99 GS that had faded. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,311
Posted By dfwscotty
I'm simple when it came to prescription glasses...

I'm simple when it came to prescription glasses shopping usually picking the first pair that I liked. I went with a light weight frame that you could just about wad up and they would retain their...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,967
Posted By dfwscotty
So true!

So true!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,967
Posted By dfwscotty
Fun costs money sometimes.

Fun costs money sometimes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,967
Posted By dfwscotty
Fight it. No questions asked. THat's one...

Fight it. No questions asked. THat's one jacked up ticket. Let the cop explain to the judge all the doublespeak that's on the ticket.....not you.

On my tickets I always take them home and...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By dfwscotty
Cost effective.... Although my Olympia came...

Cost effective....

Although my Olympia came with the wind liner you could easily find a cheap light windbreaker and wear it under your mesh. It also came with a quilted liner for warmth but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By dfwscotty
On my '99 GS I did have to take my tank off but...

On my '99 GS I did have to take my tank off but only had to loosen the alternator to get the belt off the pulley. Was kind of a pain to work the harness out and off. I initially had the grand...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By dfwscotty
Have you tried to reset the ABS? ...

Have you tried to reset the ABS?

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/

First item in the list. Browse the rest of the list looking for oilhead items such as TB sync, service etc.....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By dfwscotty
Hang it.

Hang it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By dfwscotty
My 1100 GS has over 55,000 miles on it. Couple...

My 1100 GS has over 55,000 miles on it. Couple of bent spokes on the front wheel and runs smooth as silk. I aint touching it.

If it isn't broke don't fix it. If you have some symptoms...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,667
Posted By dfwscotty
Doesn't matter what the book says.... Go...

Doesn't matter what the book says....

Go ride them both.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By dfwscotty
Copy and paste this search into Google and you...

Copy and paste this search into Google and you will get several threads in "equipment". Lots of different custom designs.

"bike rack" + "advrider" + forum
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,759
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't let her get away!

Don't let her get away!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By dfwscotty
Only issue I've had with mine is being a little...

Only issue I've had with mine is being a little dirty when plugging it back in after the tank was off the bike. Little bit of contact cleaner before plugging it back in worked for me.
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By dfwscotty
Hmmmm...been eyeballing a tail bag past few...

Hmmmm...been eyeballing a tail bag past few weeks.

I see a phone call in the near future!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,493
Posted By dfwscotty
Yea you said you wanted other suggestions other...

Yea you said you wanted other suggestions other than car and bike but you live in Texas. Did you not just see what we went through last week weather-wise? Hope you have a cool boss that tells you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By dfwscotty
If it hasn't been replaced HES is top of the list.

If it hasn't been replaced HES is top of the list.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By dfwscotty
I always plan to get the tire back on the bike...

I always plan to get the tire back on the bike the same day. If I'm by myself I don't do anything about it as I remove the weight from the front of the bike the back tire weighs the back down.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By dfwscotty
Good work! Have you browsed through this...

Good work!

Have you browsed through this thread?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=326162
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,644
Posted By dfwscotty
I say white lights for conspicuity. I think the...

I say white lights for conspicuity. I think the headlight would washout the amber turn signals. Make them hard to see.

Nice work Copper.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By dfwscotty
Welcome to the site Fraz.... Check the...

Welcome to the site Fraz....

Check the following Google Images link and pic the ones you like.

Mine are Wunderlich.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,644
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice score Spud! That price was a steal! No...

Nice score Spud! That price was a steal! No matter the miles.

Best bike, best year, best color.

That thing is set up for some travelling. Get ya some TT hard parts for the pegs and the...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By dfwscotty
I go with a regular shirt under the heated gear...

I go with a regular shirt under the heated gear then my Olympia jacket including the windliner. Nothing else. I do always carry a spare fleece pullover with me in the event of a heated gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By dfwscotty
'98-'99's are the best years of the best GS's. ...

'98-'99's are the best years of the best GS's.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=769994
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